Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE:VG) joined local technology pioneers at the opening The Holmdel Idea Summit 2017. In his keynote address, the COO Joe Redling discussed company’s legacy of innovation and disruption, its New Jersey roots, and the scope of innovation within the segment of business communications.
The Holmdel Idea Summit, or popularly known as “THIS” is planned as a gathering of thought leaders and innovators from different field in academia, business and technology to rejoice New Jersey’s iconic local innovation history, and the existing pursuit of fresh ideas. With a diverse audience of top business leaders, budding technology students and start-up entrepreneurs, THIS platform connects today’s proficient innovators and the next generation of change agents and passionate visionaries.
The COO of Vonage expressed that the company is dedicated to innovating relentlessly, which is an ideal complement to the objective of THIS. As a disruptor and an innovator in cloud communications for business, they are privileged to participate in such event, which develops a community for the innovation pioneers and visionaries of tomorrow to come together in pursuit of growing technologies in New Jersey.
The opening THIS event had over 300 attendees and comprised a wide range of emerging technologies and topics. New Jersey-based pioneers from the media, communications, gaming, AI and entertainment industries, even high school students focused on local technology, discussed virtual reality, claytronics, self-driving cars, artificial intelligence and innovations of the imminent future.
Sanjay Macwan, the founder of THIS, reported that the opening event struck a remarkable chord with New Jersey’s technology ecosystem and the market response has been overwhelming. This event marks an unmatchable combination of the past, present, and future of technology innovations from their region that have achieved, and will continue to make innovative contributions to the world. MAcwan appreciated Vonage, Bell Works and other passionate volunteers and sponsors for their support. He concluded that he expects to make “THIS” an annual and much sought after event in the coming period.